Monthly Archives: March 2016

Who owed the Templars?

  I have yet to do the sums, but the quick answer is: not many people owned up to owing the Templars anything as of Christmas 1307. King Edward II’s attempts to bulk up the assets that were coming to … Continue reading

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The further career of Thomas Totty

Fans of my Daily News page will remember that the Templar brother Thomas Totty or Thoraldby claimed to be an undercover agent for the Templars. Perhaps more reliably, the Cistercian who wrote Tintern Abbey’s continuation of the Flores historiarum wrote that Thomas … Continue reading

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